The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 24, 1890

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The schr. B.W. Folger is loading grain at Bath for Richardson & Sons.

The str. Peerless arrived this morning from Benson Lake with cordwood.

The str. Kathleen, with merchandise, and Nile, with lumber, arrived today.

The str. R. Anglin and barges have gone to Cape Vincent with railroad ties.

All the boats in the harbour have their flags flying today in honor of the Queen's birthday.

The str. Persia, from Sandusky to Kingston with coal, passed Port Colborne yesterday.

The two anchors belonging to the schr. Jessie Breck have been taken to Garden Island.

The str. Algonquin from Toledo to Kingston passed Port Dalhousie with a cargo of corn.

The str. Princess Louise went to Cape Vincent this morning in place of the steamer Maud.

A raft towed to Collinsby by the tug Lilly broke up yesterday during the progress of a gale.

The str. Maud towed 3 barges belonging to the forwarding company down to Prescott last night.

The prop. Nile and Isis arrived this morning from Ottawa with 22,600 feet of lumber for the Rathbun company.

The prop. Tilley and consorts to Chicago and the prop. Glengarry to Toledo passed Port Dalhousie yesterday.

The tug Hall left last night to help the tugs Calvin and Johnson tow the wrecked schooner Jessie Breck to Garden Island.

The schr. Hoboken, coal laden for Detroit, ran hard aground on Grassey Island, Detroit River. She got off after lightening 50 tons.

The str. St. Lawrence took a trip around the harbour this morning to see how her machinery worked. Everything worked like a charm.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 24, 1890